When you visit the store, you’ll see that the shelves containing sugary and starchy comfort foods, like candies and chips, are often bare. We understand, it’s fun to have a treat while you’re stuck inside. However, too much sugar is a recipe for a cavity! In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists look at… Read more »
Category: Preventive Dentistry
Now that kids are home from school, they may have trouble maintaining a good structure during the day. As a result, they could start to stop doing things like making their beds, or more importantly, brushing and flossing their teeth. In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists talk about what parents can do to… Read more »
Right now, many people in our communities are staying in when possible and practicing social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19. We applaud them, but also don’t want anyone to neglect their oral health during this time. In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists talk about what you can do to care for… Read more »
According to the Centers for Disease Control, half of adults over 30 in the United States suffer from periodontal disease. Unless managed with regular treatment, this disease could threaten the stability of your smile. In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists talk about how we can manage the issue from home and safeguard smiles!
Do you have pain in one or more of your teeth? If so, then this toothache could be a warning sign of a serious issue, one that requires the attention of your dentist. In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists explain when you or your child should let us know about a toothache, and… Read more »
Unless treated, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could one day lead to much more than daytime drowsiness or frequent snoring. In order to safeguard your heart health and immune system, you should let your El Paso, TX, dentists know when you begin to experience the warning signs of sleep apnea. Often, we can treat the issue… Read more »
Do you often snore in the night? Along with driving your spouse or significant other crazy, snoring on a nightly basis could potentially be a cause for concern. Unless treated, this could allow issues like obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) to grow more severe. How does your El Paso, TX, dentists help patients stop snoring and… Read more »
We just looked at bruxism and how this disorder impacts our oral health. In today’s blog, we would like to look at another issue linked to jaw joint strain: TMJ disorder. Also known as TMD, this oral health issue is linked to a popping sensation in the jaws and headaches. Fortunately, your El Paso, TX,… Read more »
Do you often encounter tooth sensitivity to hot and cold foods and drinks, or cool winter air? While the cause could be related to a number of different issues, people who grind their teeth may suffer from tooth sensitivity. In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists look at how we treat bruxism and prevent… Read more »
Gingivitis develops when our gum tissue becomes inflamed. Since our gums frame and support our smile, the presence of inflammation only increases the risk of periodontal disease and severe complications. In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists talk about how we improve periodontal health with routine care, deep cleanings, and more!